Daily Word Quiz
a) a log floating in coastal waters
b) a present given by a guest to the host
c) a bag for scraps, odds and ends, etc.
d) an untruth, a falsehood
Today's Featured Word
numbered by the million; counted in millions ...1666 obs. rare
from million + -ous
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1666 - see EXAMPLE below
"...for they arrive in millionous multitudes in Mary-Land
about the middle of September..."
From: A Character of the Province of Maryland
By: George Alsop, 1666
Daily Word Quiz Answer
d) an untruth, a falsehood ...B1900 Eng. dial. obs.